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Regional values - August 2003

These regional values use the latest available data from the UK climate network of observing stations. They show the Met Office's best assessment of the weather that was experienced across the UK. The columns headed 'Anom' (anomaly) show the differences from or percentages of the long-term averages.

Met Office defined regions that are used in the table below:
General regions map |  Districts map

The following table shows comparisons with the 1971 to 2000 averages.

Regional values compared with 1971 to 2000
Region Max temp Min temp Mean temp Sunshine Rainfall Days rain >=1mm Days air frost
  Actual
[°C]
Anom
[°C]
Actual
[°C]
Anom
[°C]
Actual
[°C]
Anom
[°C]
Actual
[hours]
Anom
[%]
Actual
[mm]
Anom
[%]
Actual
[days]
Anom
[days]
Actual
[days]
Anom
[days]
UK 21.3 2.3 11.7 1.2 16.5 1.8 198.0 119 27.1 32 5.0 -6.4 0.0 -0.0
England 23.0 2.5 12.7 1.5 17.8 2.0 211.1 114 16.5 25 3.0 -6.4 0.0 -0.0
Wales 21.1 2.3 12.1 1.3 16.6 1.8 185.4 108 24.8 23 3.9 -8.3 0.0 -0.0
Scotland 18.8 2.2 10.1 0.9 14.4 1.5 182.2 130 46.2 43 8.6 -5.5 0.0 -0.0
N Ireland 20.1 2.0 11.1 0.9 15.6 1.4 182.4 130 23.0 25 6.0 -7.9 0.0 -0.0
England & Wales 22.7 2.5 12.6 1.4 17.7 2.0 207.6 114 17.6 24 3.1 -6.7 0.0 -0.0
England N 21.1 1.9 11.7 1.1 16.4 1.5 198.0 119 19.3 25 3.8 -7.1 0.0 -0.0
England S 24.0 2.8 13.2 1.6 18.6 2.2 218.1 112 15.0 25 2.6 -6.0 0.0 -0.0
Scotland N 18.0 2.1 10.1 1.1 14.0 1.6 168.8 133 60.1 54 11.2 -3.9 0.0 -0.1
Scotland E 19.3 2.2 9.8 0.9 14.5 1.5 193.2 130 25.3 30 6.2 -6.0 0.0 -0.1
Scotland W 19.3 2.2 10.4 0.7 14.8 1.5 188.4 128 49.5 39 7.5 -7.1 0.0 -0.0
England E & NE 21.3 1.9 11.7 1.1 16.5 1.5 207.7 121 17.4 27 3.6 -6.1 0.0 -0.0
England NW & Wales N 20.6 2.0 11.9 1.1 16.2 1.6 183.0 112 22.1 22 4.0 -8.6 0.0 -0.0
Midlands 23.1 2.6 12.5 1.5 17.8 2.1 196.2 109 16.2 25 3.0 -6.4 0.0 -0.0
East Anglia 24.4 2.5 13.4 1.6 18.9 2.1 228.7 116 5.9 12 1.7 -5.8 0.0 -0.0
England SW & Wales S 22.3 2.6 12.9 1.6 17.6 2.1 204.1 109 23.6 26 3.5 -7.4 0.0 -0.0
England SE & Central S 24.9 3.3 13.5 1.7 19.2 2.5 240.0 117 18.1 32 2.6 -5.3 0.0 -0.0

The following table shows comparisons with the 1961 to 1990 averages.

Regional values compared with 1961 to 1990
Region Max temp Min temp Mean temp Sunshine Rainfall Days rain >=1mm Days air frost
  Actual
[°C]
Anom
[°C]
Actual
[°C]
Anom
[°C]
Actual
[°C]
Anom
[°C]
Actual
[hours]
Anom
[%]
Actual
[mm]
Anom
[%]
Actual
[days]
Anom
[days]
Actual
[days]
Anom
[days]
UK 21.3 2.9 11.7 1.6 16.5 2.2 198.0 125 27.1 30 5.0 -7.0 0.0 -0.0
England 23.0 3.1 12.7 1.8 17.8 2.5 211.1 122 16.5 23 3.0 -7.1 0.0 -0.0
Wales 21.1 2.8 12.1 1.6 16.6 2.2 185.4 113 24.8 23 3.9 -8.7 0.0 -0.0
Scotland 18.8 2.6 10.1 1.2 14.4 1.9 182.2 135 46.2 40 8.6 -6.1 0.0 -0.1
N Ireland 20.1 2.5 11.1 1.2 15.6 1.8 182.4 134 23.0 24 6.0 -8.4 0.0 -0.0
England & Wales 22.7 3.1 12.6 1.8 17.7 2.4 207.6 121 17.6 23 3.1 -7.3 0.0 -0.0
England N 21.1 2.5 11.7 1.4 16.4 2.0 198.0 126 19.3 22 3.8 -7.8 0.0 -0.0
England S 24.0 3.5 13.2 2.0 18.6 2.7 218.1 120 15.0 24 2.6 -6.7 0.0 -0.0
Scotland N 18.0 2.6 10.1 1.4 14.0 2.0 168.8 136 60.1 50 11.2 -4.5 0.0 -0.1
Scotland E 19.3 2.7 9.8 1.2 14.5 1.9 193.2 136 25.3 27 6.2 -6.7 0.0 -0.1
Scotland W 19.3 2.6 10.4 1.0 14.8 1.8 188.4 132 49.5 36 7.5 -7.6 0.0 -0.0
England E & NE 21.3 2.5 11.7 1.4 16.5 2.0 207.7 129 17.4 24 3.6 -6.9 0.0 -0.0
England NW & Wales N 20.6 2.5 11.9 1.4 16.2 2.0 183.0 117 22.1 20 4.0 -9.1 0.0 -0.0
Midlands 23.1 3.3 12.5 1.8 17.8 2.6 196.2 117 16.2 23 3.0 -7.1 0.0 -0.0
East Anglia 24.4 3.3 13.4 2.0 18.9 2.7 228.7 125 5.9 11 1.7 -6.7 0.0 -0.0
England SW & Wales S 22.3 3.1 12.9 1.9 17.6 2.5 204.1 115 23.6 26 3.5 -7.9 0.0 -0.0
England SE & Central S 24.9 4.0 13.5 2.1 19.2 3.0 240.0 125 18.1 30 2.6 -6.0 0.0 -0.0

Last updated: 1040 on 5 Feb 09.




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